September 27, 2006

Garmin Zumo 550 Designed to Ride

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So, we recently had a reader question about how the Garmin Zumo 550 would hold up to the demands of riding on the open road, specifically how would it do in regards to the vibration experienced out on the road. In talking to Garmin, I found out that this was of course a key focus of the design process. A review of the Garmin Zumo 550 designed one can relize that it is primarily for motorcycling from the ground up, from the waterproofness, to the solid state memory (no moving hard drives to get ruined) and the mounting hardware. So vibration should not be an issue. They also factored in some more commonly talked about features like the fact that it is Bluetooth compatible with ear pieces for audio while wearing a helmet, and the fact that it will work with gloved hands.

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Posted by Scott Martin at September 27, 2006 1:07 PM

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